- Newsmaker:Nurses Strike at Long Beach Memorial Hospital
Some 1300 registered nurses are on strike at the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, California-s second largest private hospital. The walkout is the largest such action in California in more than four years. Tracy Manzer, who is covering the story for the Long Beach Press Telegram, assesses the strike-s affect on operations inside the hospital and concerns that the work stoppage could spread throughout the state.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Moving Out
Vanessa Gonzales planned to live with her mother until she went away to college. For 15 years, they shared a roof, plans for the future and a loving relationship. Then, Vanessa switched schools, a move that opened her mind but cut her off from her mother. In this second in our series of commentaries from Youth Radio-Los Angeles, the teen describes the hardest thing she-s ever done, moving away from home.